Use of the ocutome in anterior segment surgery

Dev Ophthalmol. 1981;5:77-83. doi: 10.1159/000400944.

Abstract

9 patients are presented on whom anterior vitrectomy was performed. The indications included congenital rubella cataract with microphthalmos, traumatic cataract, persistent anterior and posterior hyperplastic primary vitreous, postcataract pupillary membranes, and postcataract vitreous prolapse with cystoid mascular edema. All patients to date have responded satisfactorily to the procedure. There has been no incidence of complicating retinal detachment.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Anterior Chamber / surgery
  • Cataract / complications
  • Cataract Extraction / instrumentation
  • Cataract Extraction / methods
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Eye Diseases / surgery*
  • Eye Injuries / complications
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Membranes / surgery
  • Middle Aged
  • Pupil
  • Rubella / complications
  • Surgical Instruments / standards*
  • Vitreous Body / surgery*